The interplay of codes and expressions in middle class houses in Sri Lanka

Paranagamage, Primali (2002) The interplay of codes and expressions in middle class houses in Sri Lanka. In: Young Housing Researchers' Conference [before] ENHR 2002: Housing Cultures - Convergence and Diversity, 29-30 June 2002, Vienna.

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Using space syntax theory and methodology this article argues that underneath the apparent visual diversity of middle class homes in Sri Lanka, the cultural intent is identifiable as two space codes.

Additional Information:Young Housing Researchers' Conference: Right before the ENHR 2002 conference, the Young Housing Researchers' (YHR) Pre-Conference took place in Vienna. This conference offered an opportunity for Ph.D. students, junior faculty and other beginning researchers to present and discuss their work-in-progress on any related housing topic. [Conference website]
Keywords:middle class, houses, homes, Sri Lanka, space syntax, codes, European Network for Housing Research
Subjects:K Architecture, Building and Planning > K100 Architecture
K Architecture, Building and Planning > K450 Housing
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Architecture & Design > School of Architecture & Design (Architecture)
ID Code:9357
Deposited On:08 May 2013 14:51

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